Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 29, 2014
Forty-three kg of gold and 57,000 kg of silver offered by devotees at the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu and Kashmir have been found to be fake, an RTI application has revealed.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 22, 2013
The revered Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine in Reasi district got the season's first snowfall as around 12,000 pilgrims were on their way to pay homage.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 6, 2013
A photograph-based slip system has been introduced for pilgrims visiting the holy cave shrine of Vaishno Devi, officials said in Jammu today.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Thursday June 20, 2013
The Reserve Bank of India recently released a coin in the denomination of Rs 5 to mark the silver jubilee of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB). No sooner did the coin go in circulation than its secular credentials came under heavy scrutiny...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 6, 2013
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), which looks after the famous Vaishno Devi pilgrimage, launched an online registration facility on Monday for undertaking the pilgrimage.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 24, 2012
The number of pilgrims visiting the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near here will be more than last year's one crore, a temple official said on Wednesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday June 11, 2012
Nearly 41 lakh devotees from across the country have paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi, marking an increase of over four lakh from the corresponding period last year.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 9, 2012
At least five people were killed and 15 others injured in a bus accident this evening near Katra, the base camp of Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, in Jammu and Kashmir.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 23, 2011
The shrine board of Vaishno Devi, one of the most revered Hindu temples situated in Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday approved a ropeway project connecting base camp Katra to the shrine nestled in the Himalayan foothills.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday September 27, 2010
Two sons of a police officer in Jammu were arrested on Monday for allegedly kidnapping and raping a daughter of a CBI officer, police said.The 18-year-old daughter of the CBI Inspector had gone to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine all alone following a tiff at home.The two accused brothers, 20-yr-old Malkeet...